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- Delta “trying to finesse” China’s pressure on the airlineCouncil President Charles Shapiro was quoted in the Star Tribune saying that it was “a business decision” for Delta to remove Taiwan as a country on its website after China’s pressure on 4 U.S.-based airlines to do so earlier this year. China considers Taiwan a breakaway province while Taiwan considers itself an autonomous country. Delta Airlines provides service to Beijing, Shanghai, and Hong Kong while it discontinued service to Taipei last year.News
- The Big Picture, The Battle for VenezuelaThe Big Picture examines the present-day crisis in Venezuela by exploring the divisions rooted in its past. The documentary is an interview-based storytelling investigation that includes clips featuring our own Council president Charles Shapiro. He served as U.S. Ambassador to Venezuela from 2002 to 2004.News
- Books 2017: Racism, Mystery Collide in AtlantaThe second Global Atlanta book review written by Ambassador Shapiro is of “Darktown: A Novel” by Thomas Mullen. “I love detective mysteries. And I love Atlanta. Thomas Mullen’s Darktown is a detective novel set in Atlanta. What’s not to like?” says Shapiro.News
- Books 2017: How Some of the World’s Brightest Entrepreneurs Found Their WayGlobal Atlanta recently published two book reviews written by our very own Ambassador Shapiro. The first is a review of “How I Built this with Guy Raz” published by National Public Radio. “My favorite book of 2017 is not a book at all, but a podcast. In this age when there is no difference between an audiobook and a podcast, why not?” says Shapiro.News